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Cutis. 1998 Jun;61(6):351-6.

The causes and treatment of pseudofolliculitis barbae.

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  • 1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.

Abstract

Pseudofolliculitis barbae, commonly referred to as "razor bumps" or "ingrown hairs," is a papular and pustular, foreign body inflammatory reaction that can affect any individual who has curly hair and who shaves. This condition is a particular nuisance to African-Americans. This report will discuss the causes of pseudofolliculitis barbae and present a systematic approach to treatment.

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